Be Inspired

We are grateful to each of you for thinking of your hospital and more importantly, for taking the time to reach out and make an investment.

Thank you for believing in the importance of the health of your community and for being a part of our network of support. Our community is full of generous donors committed to the very best in healthcare for all of us.

Meet some of our donors and learn more about what inspired their giving.

Lazaridis gift to hospitals in Waterloo Region, Grey and Bruce counties supports innovative health system response to COVID-19

An $8.5 million gift from the Mike and Ophelia Lazaridis Family Foundation has had a profound impact on the ability of Cambridge Memorial, Grand River, St. Mary’s General hospitals and the South Bruce Grey Health Centre (SBGHC) to respond quickly and effectively to the current COVID-19 pandemic. At the same time, their leaders know it …

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Meet Alicia, Tom and Cohen

Meet Alicia, Tom and Cohen Last year, long before anyone had imagined a world pandemic, my husband Tom and I experienced a life-changing event. It happened the night that our son was born. We were very excited, waiting for the arrival of our first child. For the most part everything was normal and going well… …

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Learn more about Minimally Invasive Surgery at CMH from Dr. Roth Albin

My name is Karina Roth-Albin. I am a general surgeon at Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH). I’m also a mom, a wife, a daughter, a sister and a friend. I am someone who is familiar with the daily challenges of balancing priorities and responsibilities.  Whether I’m helping someone feel better, fight cancer or returning home to …

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Meet Yvonne Kaine CMH Volunteer Association Member and Foundation supporter…

When my husband Tony suffered a severe stroke, it changed our lives forever. At first I was terrified. I didn’t know how – or if – Tony would recover. I wondered if Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH) was the right hospital for us. Within hours of Tony’s diagnosis I realized CMH was the perfect place and …

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Yvonne Kaine

Legacy Donor Why choosing to leave a CMH gift in her will was important to Carman Curtis

For over five years, Carman Curtis has volunteered each week in Medical Day Care as a resource for people with cancer. She speaks to patients about the services available from HopeSpring – a partner organization for Cambridge Memorial Hospital. Recently, Carman let us know that she had named the hospital, along with several other organizations …

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Because of you…

You did it!  Thanks to your overwhelming support we can celebrate the opening of our new Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH) patient care wing.  With this momentous occasion a new chapter in community healthcare is here. And our story is just beginning.  Accreditation Canada recently awarded CMH a designation of “Exemplary Standing” representing CMH’s professionalism, dedication …

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Tim Hortons

Last week we were presented with a cheque for $55,000 from seven families of Cambridge Tim Hortons​ owners. The Trombley, Wakely, McGlinchey, and Skropolis families came together in 2015 to pledge $50,000, and recently the Gomes and Ayoubi families joined them to help complete their generous investment. Recently we are excited to show some footage from …

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Trees of Caring Community Kick Off 2018

Our annual Trees of Caring campaign was launched in November at Chartwell Queen’s Square Retirement Residence. In addition to ‘tree light’ donations, three stars shone brightly on the Trees of Caring. This year’s Gold Star was sponsored by Faisal Susiwala. Faisal made a generous donation of $130,000 that is one dollar on behalf of each …

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Spotlight on Caring Business

Ridgehill Ford’s philanthropic relationship with CMHF was kicked into high gear eight years ago when Kevin Zimic purchased the prominent dealership on Hespeler Road. As a previous member of the St. Catharines General Hospital Foundation Board Executive, Kevin understood the colossal task of raising funds to build and equip a new hospital. His engagement with …

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